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Guilty Pleasures, Sleepers and (Way Too Much) Stuff About Me: It’s Liebster Time

The wonderful Lea at Silent-ology has tapped me for a Liebster Award! Liebster, by the way, is from the German for dear, sweetheart or darling—three words that perfectly suit Lea, and that show up in old movies a lot. The award is sort of a way to celebrate kindred spirits in the online community and help us all get …

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The “…And Scene!” Blogathon Is Here! Time to Relive Some Favorite Movie Moments

Breathes there a classic movie lover who has never burst forth with those immortal words… “I LOVE THIS PART!!” Well, read on, my kindred spirits! The “…And Scene!” Blogathon has arrived!! Twenty-five fabulous bloggers and I go into passionate detail about our favorite classic film scenes—the ones we replay over and over, so the DVD (or VHS tape—c’mon, …

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Lombard and Francis in IN NAME ONLY: Onscreen Rivals, Offscreen Sisters

Making Kay Francis bitter and brittle is like spooning meringue into a sardine can. But that’s the role she was dealt in John Cromwell’s In Name Only—and it was only through the grace of Carole Lombard that she was cast in the film at all. The two first met in 1931, sparring over William Powell in …

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Buy Your Christmas War Bonds from Bette Davis!

I’m borderline-obsessed with the way Hollywood threw itself body and soul into the cause during World War II. I can’t get enough of stories of the Hollywood Canteen, the bond drives, the USO shows… not to mention those who actually fought on the front lines. Here’s a little war-bond short that Bette Davis (who would go …

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Bette and Joan, The Way It Should Have Been

The first pic is a publicity shot, for What Ever Happened to Baby Jane. But the second one, it just kills you, doesn’t it? This is the way it should have been, always, with Bette and Joan: Smart, tough, gorgeous, crazy-talented comrades in arms against the big bosses in Hollywood, who nickel-and-dimed them while they brought in millions …

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The Diabolical Blog Of Joe DeVito

Laugh at the serious stuff + stare blankly at the jokes

MovieMovieBlogBlog II

A continuation of moviemovieblogblog.wordpress.com...More of my thoughts on movies and pop culture

ladysilky

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Eddie Selover

The Art of Communications

supervistaramacolorscope

Movie & TV stuff by Mel Neuhaus

Ephemeral New York

Chronicling an ever-changing city through faded and forgotten artifacts

The Old Hollywood Garden

Come take a walk with me in Old Hollywood. There's so much to talk about!

"fate keeps on happening"

"Going to the fortune teller's was just as good as going to the opera, and the cost scarcely a trifle more - ergo, I will disguise myself and go again, one of these days, when other amusements fail." - Mark Twain, Letter to Orion Clemens, February 6, 1861

Making a Cinephile

All things film-related.

cracked rear viewer

Fresh takes on retro pop culture

cinemaclaco

über Film und Kinos in Leipzig

OldMoviesaregreat

Old Movies are best

The Film Noir Guy

Film noir off the beaten path

Well, Here's Another Nice Mess . . .

Random, Rambling, Ruminations . . .

Etcetera

Thoughts from my perfectly-wrecked brain

Debts To Pay

Making amends, trying to not create new ones

SCENTS MEMORY

Wear what you love, not what they say you should like.